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In this blog post, I am going to list commonly used POM.XML dependencies for building RESTful Web services with Spring Boot and Spring MVC. The list of below dependencies is not complete and will depend on the functionality you need your RESTful Web Services to support. But if you are building a simple REST API…

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The list of below video tutorials is a Quick Start to learning How to Build RESTful Web Services with Spring Framework. Spring Framework is large and there is so much to learn about it. And although there are so many tutorials on the Internet I still felt it would be helpful to create a series…

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In this tutorial on Rest Assured, I am going to share with you how to create a test case which sends HTTP Get Request and includes two Query String Request Parameters. Let’s assume we need to test a RESTful Web Service Endpoint which returns a list of users. The URL to our RESTful Web Service…

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In this tutorial, you will learn how to validate the request body of an HTTP Post request sent to a RESTful Web Service endpoint build with Spring Boot and Spring MVC. Request Body JSON Let’s say you have a RESTful Web Service endpoint which accepts HTTP post request with the following JSON payload: { “firstName”:…

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In this Spring MVC tutorial, you will learn how to make a method in your Rest Controller return a custom or a specific HTTP Status code. To return a specific HTTP Status code in a Spring MVC RESTful Web Service application, you can use the ResponseEntity class. ResponseEntity with HTTP Status Code Let’s assume we…

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In this JUnit 5 and Rest Assured tutorial, I am going to share with you how to add JUnit 5 and Rest Assured support to your Spring Boot project. It will be more than that actually. This tutorial will cover: Add JUnit 5 and Rest Assured to Spring Boot Project, Create a new JUnit 5…

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In this tutorial, I am going to share with you how to add H2 In-memory database support to your Spring Boot project which has Spring Security enabled. And at the end of this tutorial, you will find a video demonstration of how to do it. Once you do the below-described steps, your Spring Boot project…

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In this short tutorial, I am going to share with you how to enable CrossOrigin in a RESTful Web Service API build with Spring Boot and Spring MVC. And to do that you need to simply annotate a method in your RestController class with @CrossOrigin annotation like in the example below. Enable CrossOrigin @CrossOrigin(origins = “http://localhost:8080”) @GetMapping(path =…

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In this tutorial, we will create a Spring Boot application which demonstrates how we can add and use the H2 in-memory database in our application. You will learn how an in-memory database like H2 can be used to develop a Spring boot application without an overhead of doing DB configuration on your machine and without…

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In this REST Assured tutorial, I am going to share with you how to evaluate the JSON content returned in the Response Body of HTTP Response. JSON Content Returned in Response Body Let’s say we have a RESTful Web Service endpoint that returns user details of the following structure: { “userId”: “Y3vWa8QwjK0DW6NmvB4HsXIV9gHg1q”, “firstName”: “Sergey”, “lastName”:…

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